DC-XD-6 Desiccant Breather
The Des-Case Extreme Duty (XD) desiccant breather has excellent vibration and impact resistance, can withstand broad temperature ranges, has expansive chemical compatibility, and features quality check valve technology while still accommodating higher air flow. The Extreme Duty breather also has the best filter efficiency of any Des-Case breather―down to 0.3µ absolute (β0.3≥200).
|Model||Unit Height (in / mm)||Unit Diameter (in / mm)||Connection Size||Amount of Silica Gel (lbs / kg)||Adsorption Capacity (fl oz / ml)||Flow Rate (cfm)||Flow Rate (lpm)||Filter Efficiency||Operating Temp. Range (°F)||Operating Temp. Range (°C)|
|DC-XD-6||6.5 / 165||5.1 / 129.5||1 1/2″ x 16 UN female thread||1.75 / 0.79||10.65 / 315||16 @ 1 psid||456||0.3µ absolute (β₀.₃≥200)||-40° to 300°||-40° to 149°|
|Model||Suction/Return Rate at 1 psid (gpm/lpm)||Gearbox/Storage Tank Max. Volume (gal/L)||Hydraulic Reservoir Max. Volume (gal/L)|
|DC-XD-6||120 / 456||500 / 1893||200 / 757|
Please Note: This is intended as a general guideline for sizing only; other considerations, such as: humidity level, frequency of air flow, ambient temperatures, and chemical compatibility are very important in sizing a breather properly. Larger applications and special circumstances typically require the most thorough analysis. Please contact Des-Case for assistance in sizing a breather.
|DC-DSA-10||1 ” NPT Threaded Adapter for DC-XD-6|
|DC-DSA-17||3/4″ NPT Threaded Adapter for DC-XD-6|
|DC-XDVA-12M||3/4″ NPT Vent Valve Adapter for DC-XD-6|
|DC-XDVA-16M||1″ NPT Vent Valve Adapter for DC-XD-6|
1–Quad Check Valves
Check-valves provide system pressurization, protecting system integrity and extending product life.
ePTFE filter removes airborne contamination to 0.3-micron absolute. Stops free water.
3–Water Vapor Adsorbent
Color-indicating silica gel adsorbs water from incoming air. Replace when color changes from blue to pink.
Second particulate filter element protects against migration of desiccant.
Windows on two sides of breather allow for easy monitoring of desiccant.
Constructed from a PC/PBT alloy that maximizes chemical compatibility at the surface and impact resistance at the core.
Foam filter captures any oil mist and disperses incoming air evenly over filtration and drying areas.
Resilient construction provides durability and allows oil mist to coalesce and drain back into the reservoir.